Jonas joined the firm in 2014, after working as a jury consultant for four years. Jonas conducted jury research in a wide variety of cases, including patent, antitrust, and breach of contract. Jonas also prepared witnesses for testimony and advised on jury selection. He brings his skills as both an attorney and jury consultant to the firm.
- Represents plaintiff DermaFocus in a patent infringement case in the District of Delaware against an international medical device company. The case involves ultrasound therapy technology for the cosmetic treatment of skin.
- Represented patent-owner SimpleAir in an inter partes review trial against Google before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The patent involves technology for providing notifications to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The Board affirmed the patentability of all challenged claims.
- Represented plaintiff Mirror Worlds Technologies in a patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas against Apple, Microsoft, and computer manufacturers. The case involved document storage, search, and display technology developed by Yale Professor David Gelernter and Dr. Eric Freeman. Apple sought to preclude Mirror Worlds from bringing suit based on a prior lawsuit between Mirror Worlds and Apple. We defeated Apple’s preclusion motions and successfully precluded Apple from challenging the patent’s validity. An article about the outcome of the case is available here.
- Represented plaintiff Abstrax in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas against Hewlett Packard. The case related to a patent on manufacturing methods that has been successfully licensed to other major computer manufacturers. The case settled on confidential terms after the filing of expert reports.
Federal court admissions:
- Eastern District of Texas
- Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- District of Delaware (pro hac vice)
- Stanford Law School, (J.D. order of the coif, 2009)
- Stanford University (M.A. psychology, 2009)
- Princeton University, (B.A. summa cum laude, phi beta kappa, 2005)